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State BoE member at Baxley forum

Anyone interested in learning more about Georgia public education is invited to a public hearing from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Appling County Schools office, 249 Blackshear Highway, Baxley.

October 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker teacher receives $1,000 grant

Bonnie Camp, a fourth-grade math and science teacher at Walker Middle School in Ludowici, was among 29 Georgia teachers to receive New Teacher Assistance Grants from Georgia Power. Collie Williams, Georgia Power's area manager in Jesup, presented the award to Camp at the Oct. 5 board of education meeting in Ludowici.

October 12, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long Co. announces homecoming court

Long County High School will celebrate homecoming Oct. 16, when the Blue Tide football team takes on Jeff Davis. Last week, the school announced the nominees for the 2009 homecoming court.

October 12, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Brewton-Parker official on state task force

MOUNT VERNON - Dr. David W. Moffett, chairman of the education division at Brewton-Parker College, has been appointed to the University System of Georgia's Teacher Quality Task Force as the representative of Georgia's private colleges and universities with teacher education programs.

October 12, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Locals recognized at SkillsUSA conference

JEKYLL ISLAND - Two members of the Bradwell Institute SkillsUSA Georgia team were recognized a the Fall Leadership Conference on Sept. 17-18 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center.

October 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty 4-H Clubs marking week

Oct. 4-10 is National 4-H Week and Liberty County is celebrating by hosting Biofuels Blast on Fort Stewart.

October 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Parents night at Jordye Bacon

At Jordye Bacon Elementary School's recent parents night families were able to:

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS uses CSI theme to attract families

Midway Middle School, along with its PTO, will host a Family Fun Night at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13.

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


More than 70 MMS students' parents deployed

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Grandparents invited into schools

Joseph Martin celebrated Grandparents' Day on Sept. 10. Many of the students' grandparents visited and enjoyed lunch with their "superstars."

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students study ancient Egypt

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Story time, computers classes at libraries

The Live Oak Public Library's Liberty branch will offer a variety of activities for children this fall. The upcoming events and programs will include:

October 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI has second scholarship finalist

Bradwell Institute senior Natalie Sharp, at 16, is one of the youngest in her class, but her age isn't reflected in her stellar academic record. Sharp recently made the semi-finalist list for the National Merit Scholarship.

September 30, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Education


Savannah Tech adds truck-driving school

Liberty County and Savannah Technical College officials gathered at the old Liberty County airport Wednesday to announce the arrival of commercial truck driving instruction.

September 29, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Joseph Martin fifth-graders mapping education

We had to do a map project that was all about learning how to understand different maps. We had to look at the population of the states, the Great Lakes and the number of representatives from each state. We also learned about the average family, and the number of kids 18 and under in the U.S.

September 25, 2009 | By Brianna Battle Special to the Courier | Education


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Student earns $25,000 scholarship

Liberty County High School alumnus Donnie Pulliam recently was selected as a "Rising Star" by the United Negro College Fund and received a $25,000 scholarship.

May 14, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bipartisan student data privacy bill launched in House, praised on all sides

In an era of NSA snooping, email hacking and rampant identity theft, the specter of poorly protected student data strewn throughout cyberspace and being sold to the highest bidder has caught the attention of privacy advocates and, now, policymakers.

May 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should cellphones be banned in classrooms? New research suggests yes

Most of today’s youth don’t know what life is like without a cellphone.

May 14, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


Students get taste of 19th-century education

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. A front-page article Wednesday incorrectly stated that Dorchester Village board members Barbara Martin and Julie Martin are sisters. They are friends, but they are not related.

May 14, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


Students graduates from Tampa U

TAMPA, Fla. - Chardene LaQuét Williams of Hinesville graduated from the University of Tampa on May 9 with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.

May 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty County High School principal retires

Liberty County High School Principal Dr. Paula Scott officially announced Wednesday that she is retiring at the end of the school year.

May 13, 2015 | Patty Leon | Education


15 best states for preschool

Preschool education might not be for everyone.

May 13, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Head Start spotlights teachers

Liberty County Early Head Start in Riceboro honored its teachers for National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-8, with a display and activities organized by parents and the administration. The teachers, followed by their years of experience, are Amy Phillips, 6½, Sabrina Gage, 7, Tiffany Pinkney, 6½, Georgia Johnson, 6, Tammbla Jones, 6, and Joe Ann Calvin, 20. Center Supervisor Cathy Jennings, 21 years of experience, is not pictured. The center now is taking applications for free enrollment. Call (912) 876-5977 and ask for LaShonda Shepherd or Cathy Jennings for more information.

May 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


These are the qualities of a great teacher

In late March, Bill Humbert, former band teacher at Chandler High School in Glendale, Arizona, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. When former students heard of the diagnosis, they quickly established a GoFundMe.com account, which has raised more than $15,000 to pay for the Humbert’s accumulating medical bills.

May 12, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


Liberty, BI students attend FFA convention

MACON - A record crowd of more than 6,400 Future Farmers of America members, advisers and guests attended the 87th Georgia FFA Convention held April 23–25 in Macon.

May 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


SGMS Band plays at Disney

ORLANDO, Fla. - Members of Snelson-Golden Middle School Honor Band became stars of their own Disney show Thursday when they entertained resort guests at Waterside Stage in Downtown Disney.

May 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Why tuition costs are skyrocketing

It's no secret that tuition costs are skyrocketing to unsettling levels.

May 07, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


Long County superintendent wins award

Long County School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters has received the President's Award from the Georgia School Superintendent's Association.

May 05, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Urban students do significantly better in charter schools, new study shows

Students in major urban centers around the country perform better in charter schools than they do in traditional public schools, according to a new study from the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University.

May 05, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The perfect amount of homework for students

When a teenager arrives home from school in the afternoon, the last thing he or she wants to worry about is homework. After all, there’s TV to be watched, friends to hang out with and maybe even a job to fulfill.

May 04, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


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